Screen washer pump GTC

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Post by Dennis Nicholas » Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:10 am

Very occasionally my washer pump does not work. Usually get it going again by "unprofessional fiddle-tweek of terminals. Fed up with this so want to do an in depth overhaul. I am of old school fix it rather than throw away and fit new. Before I start and possibly have car out of action:-
Does anyone have full details of the construction?, presume it has a brush motor? if so where have you got brushes from (I know of some sources of brushes in general).

Have done a search on forum but it turns up trillions of info on all sorts of unrelated and life is just not long enough to to go through them...even just the headings.

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Post by Dennis Nicholas » Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:38 pm

Ok quick testing pointed to the earth terminal being dirty and not making good contact. Electric cleaning fluid and rub over with fine wet and dry then smear of contact grease to keep air off the brass and now seems to work every time ok. Measured at 1.63Amps. (now see wiper motor saga for fuse info)
I would still like details of the motor if anyone has stripped one.

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Post by peter freeman » Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:58 pm

Cheap to buy a "fits all pump" rather than play around with the old one. Yes it will have brushes but a bigger problem will be in getting a water seal for it - between motor and impeller.



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Post by giddo » Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:20 pm

Dennis did ask me once where we could get new filiments for light bulbs . .... ....... . . . . . .


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